Cybersecurity and China" - Adam Segal, the Council on Foreign Relations

Adam Segal is the Ira A. Lipman senior fellow for counterterrorism and national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). An expert on security issues, technology development, and Chinese domestic and foreign policy, Dr. Segal currently leads study groups on cybersecurity and cyber conflict as well as Asian innovation and technological entrepreneurship. His forthcoming book Advantage: How American Innovation Can Overcome the Asian Challenge (W.W. Norton, 2011) looks at the technological rise of Asia.

Aerospace Development: an Indicator of China's Future Trajectory" - Andrew Erickson, CWP Fellow

What leads to different kinds of aerospace development, and why do different great powers adopt different technological strategies to further their power? The metric of full-spectrum aerospace development offers insights into a vital subject: what type of power will China become? Examining both areas of strength and ongoing limitations in Chinese aerospace capabilities will yield a nuanced sense of possible futures for China as an actor in the international system.

Perspectives on China's Transition - Susan Thornton, former Deputy Director of the Office of Chinese and Mongolian Affairs, State Department

The talk will be Perspectives on China's Transition and will focus on Chinese domestic politics and decisionmaking and implications for China's transition and relations with the U.S.  Ms. Thornton will discuss the role of institutions, interest groups and diverse local politics in policies that affect China's national and international decisions and strategies.  

Foreign Media and China: A Roundtable

A panel discussion with western journalists and U.S. government officials who have lived and worked in China. Issues to be discussed include internet and media freedom in China, the Google controversy, and western journalistic influences on the Chinese local media. Panelists include: Rebecca MacKinnon, CITP Fellow and co-founder of Global Voices Online; Gary J. Bass, Professor of Politics and writer; Darragh Paradiso, Foreign Service Officer U.S. Department of State. Tom Christensen, Professor of Politics and Director of CWP will moderate.

**NEW DATE** Unfinished Stories: Power Transitions, National Narratives, and China - Todd Hall, CWP Fellow

How will China behave as a rising power?  Dr. Hall will explore this question and examine how national stories on past events can shape the incentives political elites face when making foreign policy.  In the case of China, this talk argues that there are several prominent national stories that may encourage foreign policy behavior that, while not revisionist vis-a-vis international relations on power transitions, can produce destabilizing effects for the region.

China's Power and its Impact on the Global Economic Crisis

Professor Lampton will explore China's power and how it impacts the current global economic downturn, and vice versa. His recently published book, The Three Faces of Chinese Power: Money, Might and Minds, has received excellent reviews, and the years he has spend heading the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations as well as his work in the public and academic sectors on U.S.-China relations make his work unique and accessible, interesting and relevant to a wide audience.

Six 'Dragons' Confronting China's Leaders and Threatening 'China's Rise'

Frank JannuziChina faces a number of daunting impediments to its continuing growth and development. Frank Jannuzi, Deputy Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, will discuss the challenges posed by dilemmas posed by the six dragons of Energy, Environment, Demographics, Income Inequality, Corruption, and Ethnic Unrest. Frank Jannuzi serves as Deputy Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, and head of the Washington, D.C. office. Mr.


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